MANILA, Philippines—Shocked and outraged by the Monday massacre in Maguindanao province, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s allies Tuesday called on her to swiftly go after a scion of the clan that helped her clinch victory in the 2004 presidential election. read more »
MANILA -- At least 176 candidates from different provinces in the country joined the Nacionalista Party (NP), as Lito Lapid of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) Wednesday.
Presidential aspirant Senator Manny Villar of the NP swore in Wednesday members of his political group at the Laurel House in Mandaluyong City.
The candidates, mostly in orange shirts, come from the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), plus other bets from the Visayas and Mindanao. read more »
THE inclusion of two militant legislators in the ticket of Nacionalista Party (NP) standard-bearer Sen. Manuel Villar could have added spice to his senatorial lineup had it not been for Villar’s recent alliance with the Marcoses. read more »